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Submit your application using one of the following links:
Submit Your Official Transcript(s) by Email or Mail:
How to Send Us Your Transcripts:
You may submit your official transcript by mail to:
Academy of Art University
Attn: Office of The Registrar
79 New Montgomery St.
San Francisco, California 94105
Official transcripts should be sealed and mailed directly to Academy of Art University by the issuing institution.
Academy of Art University is also a member of the National Student Clearinghouse Electronic Transcript Exchange Registry and accepts transcripts from other member organizations. You may have your official electronic transcripts sent to: Transcripts@academyart.edu.
You may also email your unofficial transcript(s) to: Transcripts@academyart.edu.
To be eligible for transfer credit review, your transcripts must be received by the end of your first semester at Academy of Art University.
Academy of Art University can only evaluate transcripts that have been translated into English. For assistance is having your transcript translated, please contact your Admissions Representative.
How Your Credits Get Transferred:
We evaluate coursework from accredited colleges/universities that carry the same or similar credit system as Academy of Art University. Applicable transfer credits must be completed with an equivalent grade of “C” or above.
Questions about your transcript?
Give us a call: 1-800-544-2787
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Questions about your transcript or portfolio (if applicable)? Give us a call: 1-800-544-2787
How to Meet Requirements with Placement Exams and Waivers
Students can meet certain liberal arts requirements through placement exams and waiver options for Written Communication, Quantitative Literacy, Art History and Appreciation, Historical Awareness and Comparative Ideas & Influences.
How to Take Care of Your Finances:
Please use the following links to find answers to your financial questions:
How to Prepare for a Transfer:
Students who are interested in transferring to Academy of Art University in the future can start preparing now by referencing one of our Transfer Guides.
For schools not listed below or if you are seeking an Associate of Arts (AA) or Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree, please contact your Admissions Representative for a separate transfer guide.